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Payscout Blog

WATCH: Money20/20 EU Panel on Virtual Reality

Posted by George Smith on Jul 21, 2017 6:52:54 PM

Payscout CEO & Co-Founder Cleveland Brown recently moderated a panel at Money20/20 Europe in Copenhagen, Denmark on, "Virtual Reality and the Monetization of Immersive Content." In his opening monologue, Brown unveiled a teaser trailer of Payscout's VR Commerce solution before leading a discussion on the future of virtual reality and payments. 

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Topics: Global eCommerce

This Holiday, Don't Let "The Grinch" Steal Your Data.

Posted by Lyn McKay on Nov 28, 2016 11:28:41 AM

The Holiday Season represents a tremendous opportunity for merchants looking to capitalize on ecommerce sales. With the increasing threat of cyber attacks and data security breaches, it also presents a unique set of challenges for business owners looking to capitalize on the seasonal uptick in online shopping.

The 2016 holiday shopping season is going to keep a lot of data security professionals busy.

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Topics: Global eCommerce, Credit and Debit Card Processing

Virtual Reality is the Future of Global Ecommerce.

Posted by Lyn McKay on Nov 26, 2016 5:32:18 PM

Virtual reality (VR) is poised to revolutionize the way consumers interact with products and services - and Payscout has developed innovative technology to facilitate payment transactions within virtual reality experiences.

Perhaps no technology has elicited more enthusiasm and excitement than the recent rise of VR technology. In the past decade alone, the world has seen major, rapid advancement in the development of VR technology.

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Topics: Global eCommerce, Payment Gateway, Mobile Processing Services

A Little Cultural Empathy Goes a Long Way!

Posted by Lyn McKay on Jun 29, 2015 10:00:00 AM

For those merchants who’ve never branched outside of the United States to sell products before, or those considering entry into a new global market, the idea can be a bit daunting. While language barriers are one of the more obvious things to consider when a company is looking into what it takes to sell products abroad, even English speaking foreign countries such as Australia, the U.K., and Canada, all have other cultural and regulatory management issues to address before a successful business model can be established there. Clearly, the amount of investment depends on which geographic areas are targeted, what products are being sold, and how aggressive a company wants to pursue business, but the more comfortable a merchant is up-front with the cultural requirements they will need to meet, the more efficient and successful they will be in the long run.

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Topics: Global eCommerce

Go Global Now!

Posted by Lyn McKay on Jun 15, 2015 10:00:00 AM

If you aren’t selling your products in foreign markets yet, you could be missing out on the biggest consumer buying trend the world has seen since the advent of eCommerce. Online shopping is now considered a norm in the culture of many countries, with several foreign markets now leading the pack year-over-year in eCommerce sales. As the rising usage of smartphones and tablets for purchasing continues to add fuel to this fire, Payscout is counseling its merchants to jump on the global bandwagon, and take advantage of all these emerging interests.

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Topics: Global eCommerce